seems it was 15th place, but anyway.. This seems to be a result of tilt, eh? Maybe 80k was the shortest stack, but wow........
6/4/2010 5:24:23 PM PST (about 18 hours and 24 minutes ago)
Phil Hellmuth Eliminated in 15th Place ($25,472)
Action folded to Hellmuth on the button and he pushed all in for his remaining 80,000. The small blind folded and Scott Vener contemplated making the call.
The cameras were rolling and the rail was packed when Vener put in the chips and the two flipped up their cards:
Vener: [image: http://www.wsop.com/images/cards/Ac.gif][image: http://www.wsop.com/images/cards/6c.gif]
The flop was no help to Hellmuth when it came down [image: http://www.wsop.com/images/cards/2s.gif][image: http://www.wsop.com/images/cards/Jh.gif][image: http://www.wsop.com/images/cards/5h.gif]. All eyes were glued to the overhead monitor when the [image: http://www.wsop.com/images/cards/2d.gif] hit the turn. Hellmuth was down to one card for his tournament life. His attempt at a record 12th bracelet would only continue with a nine or queen on the river.
The dealer burned and revealed the [image: http://www.wsop.com/images/cards/3d.gif]. Hellmuth was eliminated from the tournament in 15th place. The spectators clapped in recognition of Hellmuth's deep run in yet another no-limit hold'em tournament.